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Interview with Gail Godwin about Grief Cottage

Started by Rob Neufeld in AC-T Book Reviews Aug 3, 2017.

Ellington in Asheville--a survey

Started by Rob Neufeld in Local History Oct 6, 2017.

Dave Minneman, heroic portrait

Started by Rob Neufeld in Local History Aug 25, 2017.

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Get interviewed by Lil Dee of Rap Monster Radio.  Rap Monster Radio is an online hip hop radio station with more than 60,000 listeners a month in over 180 countries.We will interview and provide you with an mp3 copy of the interview.Get the worldwide exposure you deserve.…See More
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A Slice of Life: An Evening of Stories at Black Mountain Center for the Arts

April 21, 2018 from 7:30pm to 9pm
Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 7:30 pm, join nationally celebrated storyteller, Connie Regan-Blake, as she hosts her "Taking the Stage" workshop participants, for an enchanting evening of storytelling in picturesque Black Mountain, NC. You'll enjoy a variety of stories and storytelling styles featuring tellers Jane O Cunningham from Rome, GA; Gabriele Marewski from Black Mountain, NC; Christine Phillips Westfeldt - Fairview,…See More
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Writers Circle around the Table

We are located in Hayesville, NC. In April we begin our new season with outstanding Poet Mike James. Mike will read at Writers' Night Out in Blairsville, GA on Friday evening April 13. On Saturday, April 14, he will teach a class at my studio.Formally SpeakingThis class will focus on different types of traditional poetic forms such as the sonnet, the villanelle, and the sestina, and will also include other verse forms such as erasures, found poems, prose poems, and last poems.Contact Glenda…See More
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Rachel Carson, Silent Spring Chautauqua History Alive at UNC Asheville, OLLI Reuters Center, Manheimer Room

April 15, 2018 from 3pm to 4:30pm
Step inside the revolutionary book, Silent Spring as its author Rachel Carson reveals the reckless destruction of our living world. Written more than 55 years ago Silent Spring inspired the Environmental Movement and has never been out of print. And now you have a chance to ask the author, Rachel Carson, how this came to be. But these aren’t just performances. They’re a chance to step into Living History – to ask questions and go one on one with a women whose books shaped our country and our…See More
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"She looks like I look in my imagination right before I've had my coffee ... relaxed, bothered (by something, anything) and fully aware that I'm almost, but not quite, the center of the universe ... a feeling that quickly fades after that…"
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Lynn Hamilton-Rutherford replied to Kathryn Stripling Byer's discussion Mary Adams's new chapbook COMMANDMENT
"This is so perfect ... the thought of every woman, who KNOWS what the men are thinking!  But now at least we have an idea! This makes me happy in a sad, lovely sort of way!"
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Mom in Her Writing Nook ...

She was working on the "About the Authors" section of "Echoes Across the Blue Ridge" when I captured this one morning. Though you can't see it, her coffee cup was within gentle reach that morning. Roxie is at her feet.
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In 1945 Indiana prohibited marriage between a white person and anyone with more than one-eighth "Negro blood." Yet Daniel (black) and Anna (white) gave up family, friends, and eventually even country to create a life together. Their 42-year marriage…
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Nancy Werking Poling replied to Rob Neufeld's discussion Bent Creek, the 4-part story
"Rob, Thanks for putting this into one document. I've been following the narrative in the Citizen-Times. I find it an added resource for my next writing project. In 1910 my husband's grandfather (1866-1947) showed up in Missouri and said…"
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Lee Ann Brown replied to Rob Neufeld's discussion Writer Olive Dargan rises from obscurity
"Great Article!  Heart wrenching about her destroyed manuscripts and letters and notes but I will look for more of Olive Dargan!     Lee Ann Brown"
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Aston Park and the neighborhood it nourished

Aston Park How it nourished a neighborhood around South French Broad Avenue Dee Thompson (now Smith) and Mary Ellen Walker (now Shipman) s…

Started by Rob Neufeld

0 Nov 15, 2009

Application for N.C. Historical Highway Marker--Michaux's 1787 visit, Highlands

Request Form for North Carolina Highway Historical Marker. See full application with photos and citations by clicking attachment below. A.…

Started by Rob Neufeld

0 Oct 20, 2009

Beacon Blanket plant film--a preliminary showing

Swannanoa filmmakers offer peek at Beacon documentary The rise and fall of the Beacon Blanket Mill comes to life through personal stories m…

Started by Rob Neufeld

1 Aug 19, 2009
Reply by Dara Taylor

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I have published a book entitled "Mountain People-Mountain Places". It contains a variety of stories most of which are about Graham County,…

Started by Marshall McClung

0 Aug 7, 2009

Cover Photo Needed for Lion on the Hearth, by John Ehle

I'm in the process of reissuing John Ehle's 1961 novel Lion on the Hearth. I'd like to find a cover photo or painting of Lexington Avenue i…

Started by Kevin Morgan Watson

0 Jul 7, 2009

James Ray Moody of Jonathan Creek

David Puckett has written a book--Per Usual, James Roy--that recounts the life of James Roy Moody, the Haywood County boy who grew up to be…

Started by Rob Neufeld

0 Jun 7, 2009

Unsolved 1970 Murder of Madison County VISTA Worker is Brought Back to Light

In 1970, Nancy Morgan, a VISTA worker in Madison County, was found raped and murdered and left off the side of a road. Sheriff E.Y. Ponder…

Started by Rob Neufeld

0 May 27, 2009

Visiting Civil War sites in the Asheville area

Inside Guide to Civil War Sites by Rob Neufeld Though few battles took place in the Asheville area, it was of great significance. Many sold…

Started by Rob Neufeld

0 May 22, 2009

What are the stories behind the story of "Cold Mountain" hero Inman?

The complexity of Civil War stories in Western North Carolina is exemplified by the story of what has become one of its most famous soldier…

Started by Rob Neufeld

0 May 17, 2009

U.S. Army General Hospital No. 19 in Oteen

WWI exacerbated tuberculosis in soldiers. The U.S. Army built one of its major hospitals for this sickness in Oteen. It was a dramatic sett…

Started by Rob Neufeld

1 May 16, 2009
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